Crossfire, 2004-2005

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from battery and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
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  5. Disconnect the wiper module electrical connection. Remove the wiper module.
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  7. Remove the crank arm retaining nut from the wiper motor shaft.
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  9. Scribe a reference mark on both the wiper module and the crank arm for proper alignment, to aid in reassembly.
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  11. Press the crank arm off of the wiper motor shaft.
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  13. Remove the three wiper motor retaining bolts from the wiper module.
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  15. Remove the wiper motor from the wiper module.
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To install:


NOTE
Before installing the wiper motor be sure to synchronize the wiper motor shaft into the park position.

  1. Be sure that the multifunction switch is in the OFF position.
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  3. Connect the wiper motor harness to the body control module (BCM).
  4.  
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    Be sure to keep the wiper motor clear from the surrounding wipe system linkage and the unsecured harness connectors.

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  7. Hold the wiper motor in one hand.
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  9. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position.
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  11. Rotate the multifunction switch to the low position.
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  13. Rotate the multifunction switch back to the OFF position. Wait for the wiper motor to stop.
  14.  
  15. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK position.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect battery negative cable from battery and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
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  19. Disconnect the wiper motor harness connector from the BCM.
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  21. The motor should now be in the park position and synchronized for wiper motor crank installation. Correct, as required.
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  23. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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  25. Tighten the wiper motor crank arm retaining nut to 19 ft. lbs. and the retaining bolts to 8 ft. lbs.
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